RAID (ccd/vinum) with 2 harddisks

Tony Frank tfrank at
Mon Feb 23 04:14:56 PST 2004


On Mon, Feb 23, 2004 at 08:32:40AM +0100, Axel S. Gruner wrote:
> Hi.
> Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> >On Monday, 23 February 2004 at  8:27:33 +0100, Axel S. Gruner wrote:
> >
> >>Hi.
> >>
> >>I want to use RAID on a IBM xSeries 345 with two harddisks.
> >>So the problem is, i can not setup a RAID System via Installation of
> >>FreeBSD (it will be 4.9 or maybe 5.2) and i do not have a System
> >>harddisk so that i can use the other ones as a RAID System.
> >>Is there a way to setup RAID (CCD otr Vinum) on a System with 2
> >>harddisks (mirroring or stripping)?
> >
> >
> >Yes.  It's described in the man pages.
> Oh boy, i need a real large cup of coffee, or some glasses.

In addition to the man pages I found these resources of particular use:

>From my own experience it can be done without much trouble.
I burnt myself a few times in the process but that was mostly user fault.



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